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After consuming tapeworms under the supervision of an American physician, a four-year-old boy with autism saw improvements in his behavior and cognitive functioning.
Eating fresh fruit everyday was found to positively impact both diabetes and overall mortality risk.
A new study disproves that the more salt you eat, the thirstier you become.
Researchers found no direct link between antidepressant usage and autism risk during pregnancy, but there may be risk implications associated with a mother's mental health.
The smart bandages would report their analysis through a regular broadband network and are designed to monitor an array of physical attributes.
Researchers from the University of Michigan believe they’ve zeroed in on the cause of memory mishaps.
By tapping into the body’s cellular functioning, the nanoparticle method can act in a way that doesn’t promote a defensive response from fast-growing cancer cells.
Researchers found that children wield a fine-tuned sense of justice and can recognize acts of heroism as early as six months of age.
The man who helped to invent the lithium-ion battery has now introduced a more efficient, fast-charging glass battery that could soon make its way to market.
The artificial lung is small enough to be carried in a backpack and is the first of its kind to actively drive up the patient's oxygen levels.
Breast cancer patients who slept nine or more hours per night had a 46 percent greater chance of dying compared to women who slept eight hours or fewer.
People who received the transcranial current on a specific region of the brain were less likely to cheat than people who didn’t receive the brain stimulation.
The newly FDA-approved test can analyze one's predisposition for certain hereditary conditions, like celiac disease and Alzheimer's.
Combining the high-tech elements into one device gives the new test a significant advantage over current detection methods, which take hours to diagnose the virus instead of minutes.
The new head-scanning device can detect brain bleeding with 97 percent accuracy.
With bio-sensing contact lenses that can assess blood glucose levels, the researchers hope to improve health outcomes by replacing older, painful methods of diabetes monitoring.
When given to mice, an infection known as reovirus sparked an inflammatory response that led the immune system to “overreact” to gluten and essentially bring on celiac disease.
Among children with underlying medical conditions, the seasonal vaccine cut the risk of death by more than half.
Researchers are studying why babies in Denmark, Japan and Germany cry the least over the first 12 weeks of life, whereas babies in Canada, England and Italy cry more.
Eating about one-and-a-half servings of legumes per week was associated with a 35% reduced risk of developing diabetes.
The new research sheds light on the complex variables that make a good match for organ donation.
The new study suggests that cancer essentially thrives in an environment full of fatty tissue.
Patients recovering from surgery who received a live music performance, which was tailored to their musical preferences, all reported a drop in pain level.
The study authors found a particular grievance with a common characteristic of cookbooks: using the duration of cooking in place of an internal temperature reading.
Researchers noticed a unique pattern of brain activity among children who later achieved higher academic success.
Diagnosing a rare disease in children called DiGeorge syndrome may be as simple as taking a photo with new facial recognition software.
The new focus opens up additional opportunity for understanding — and perhaps preventing — rates of obesity among African Americans.
The key to the new research rests on the methods by which plants, such as spinach, transport fluids and other substances.
The fertility analyzer uses an “optical attachment” that plugs into a smartphone and a one-use device to collect a semen sample.
The FDA believes that evidence it has gathered since 2011 regarding breast cancer cases is enough to warrant a new designation for the rare type of T-cell lymphoma that can occur following breast implants.
The results so far, gained in studies on rats, show a powerful way to limit the effects of stroke damage.
After 12 months of web-based interventions, the study group saw their average systolic pressure drop closer to the normal blood pressure range.
A new study finds that both boys and girls experience a gradual decline in physical activity starting at age seven, not during adolescence as previously thought.
The study authors also found that nutrition scores rose in accordance with a person’s education level, with the best scores generally among those with a college degree.
People who ate three to four servings of vegetables per day had a 12 percent reduced risk of stress than those who consumed just one serving or none at all.
Researchers hope their technique for stimulating the brain through electrical signals can help patients with existing neurological challenges.
Studying the ability of the zebrafish to regenerate eye cells may lead to new treatments for people with vision loss.
You may want to rethink your gluten-free diet; a study conducted with participants for over 30 years revealed that those who ate gluten were less at-risk for developing diabetes.
The MucoJet device is a painless way to administer vaccines orally.
Researchers found that consuming omega-3 fatty acids led to a reduction of up to 50% of any harm caused by air pollution.
The high-tech device could be very attractive to individuals who are wary of taking prescription painkillers for their migraines.
French researchers have cured a 15-year-old boy of sickle cell disease by interfering with the production of faulty hemoglobin.
In what researchers are calling a historic reversal in cancer incidence, colon and rectal cancer rates among millennials and young adults are climbing.
Researchers estimated the impact of lifetime costs for patients identified with tanning bed-associated skin cancer, adding up medical costs, years of life lost and lost earnings due to disease.
The new study adds a wrinkle to the current understanding of genetics and may hold the answer to the cause and incidence of some brain disorders.
The researchers also assessed pancreatic cells from humans with Type 1 diabetes and discovered reprogrammed insulin production after a fasting cycle.
Researchers tested inhaled resveratrol treatments on mice and found that it ultimately put the brakes on lung decline.
Of the 35 countries assessed, the U.S. ranks 27th in projected life expectancy for both women and men by the year 2030.
Researchers are hopeful that a new method of cutting the amount of harmful bacteria in the stomach and intestines can reduce gut-related disease burden.
A study found that individuals who adhered to a gluten-free diet had twice the amount of arsenic in their urine and 70 percent more mercury in their blood compared to people on a regular gluten diet.